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GWISD discusses budget cuts
GEORGE WEST – Before the regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 26, the school board held a budget workshop where the trustees discussed the reduced revenue expected this year. Superintendent Ty ...
Aug 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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George West ISD hires three new teachers
GEORGE WEST – Three new teachers will join the staff roster at the George West Independent School District following action by the school board at its April 27 meeting. Superintendent Ty Sparks sai...
May 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Youngsters go for gold in 53rd Little Olympics
GEORGE WEST – In George West, there is a tradition that stands generations — three, at least. Little Olympics has been running continuously from at least 1963 and is basically, a mini-track meet. T...
May 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teacher houses to cost $726K
THREE RIVERS – It will cost an estimated $726,218 to build three rental homes to be occupied by Three Rivers Independent School District personnel, according to a bid approved by the board of trust...
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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New GWHS gym begins to take shape
GEORGE WEST – The third phase of the George West Independent School District’s (ISD) nearly $18.5 million capital improvement campaign is well under way. Officials believe this phase will be comple...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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School leader making plans to improve elementary
THREE RIVERS – “I’m a small school person. I’m a big believer in small schools and what they can do for children,” said Dr. Mary Springs, who as of April 18 is the superintendent of the Three River...
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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GW FCCLA attends state conference in Dallas
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Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
DALLAS – Twelve George West FCCLA chapter members attended the state FCCLA conference in Dallas April 6-9. Mollee Hermann, Anna Crawford and Kylie Wallace placed sixth in their STAR event called Ch...
TR FCCLA students compete at state conference
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Apr 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
DALLAS – Three Rivers FCCLA had 11 of its members travel to Dallas for the State FCCLA Conference April 7-9. These members advanced from the Region V FCCLA meeting that was held in Corpus Christi i...
Three GWJH track teams win district crowns
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Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The George West Yearlings seventh- and eighth-grade track teams competed in the district meet recently. The seventh grade Yearlings won the district championship with a total of 167 points. John Zu...
Deadline approaches for youth opportunity
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Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
GEORGE WEST – Interested in college scholarships? Want to learn and get a head start on the next phase of your life? Live Oak County high school students are encouraged to apply today for Texas Far...
Aggies unite for distinctive tradition
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Apr 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Former students and friends of Texas A&M University will assemble in George West on April 21 for the annual Texas Aggie Muster to honor all Texas Aggies who have passed away within the last year, a...
Longhorns baseball team defeats Skidmore 11-2
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Apr 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Longhorn baseball team defeated the Skidmore-Tynan Bobcats by a score 11-2 on Tuesday, March 29. Matt Ellett was the starting pitcher for the Longhorns. He pitched 3 2/3 innings, struck out fou...
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Protesters gather along Broadway Avenue to protest the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man on Tuesday by officers in El Cajon
(Reuters) - An unarmed black man was pointing a silver vape smoking device at police when officer...
2016-09-29 08:17:19 -0500
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Onlookers view a New Jersey Transit train that derailed and crashed through the station in Hoboken, New Jersey,
By Frank McGurty and Amy Tennery HOBOKEN, N.J. (Reuters) - At least one person was killed and mor...
2016-09-29 11:30:40 -0500
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Anderson County sheriff's deputies and investigators gather outside of Townville Elementary School after a shooting in Townville
By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - The family of a 14-year-old South Carolina boy acc...
2016-09-29 09:58:34 -0500
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An explosion at Camp Minden in northwest Louisiana on Thursday morning happened in one of 61 bunk...
2016-09-29 11:52:43 -0500
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